Warren St. John came to Clarkston in 2006 on the advice of stranger, a man who worked in refugee resettlement and told him to check out a refugee soccer team in town called The Fugees. St. John, a well-known New York Times reporter always in search of a good story said sure. That simple. What started as a curious reporter watching a boys soccer game on an off day turned into a three-year project. First, a series of stories in The Times and then a book, “Outcasts United,” which was released to bookstores April 21. Continue reading ‘INTERVIEW: Warren St. John’
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I was perusing the DVD sale at Borders on Ponce de Leon Avenue on Tuesday. It’s usually somewhat sacriligeous and pretty much downright idiotic to buy movies at Borders and Barnes & Noble, which specialize in buying DVDs and then marking them up about $10 because retarded white people and coffee drinkers are willing to spend $25 on a copy of “Oldboy” simply because it’s “a cool Korean movie… very, like, Kafkaesque.” Continue reading ‘SteelBooks or I don’t know what to do about freakin’ SteelBooks’